Front and Center Episode 5: Unsafe Spaces

Show Description

Today on Front and Center we talk about the origins of safe spaces and trigger warnings, as well as the current culture regarding this subjects.

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Videos Discussed

What’s a ‘safe space’? A look at the phrase’s 50-year history http://splinternews.com/what-s-a-safe-space-a-look-at-the-phrases-50-year-hi-1793852786
Coming Out In The 1950s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FGOnoPnmeH4
Ronald Wright, going to a gay bar in the early 1950’s. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N2DD8spVOWg
Cloud Downey – Being Gay in the Fifties https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PkSx0uQ5HSg
Generation PTSD: What the “Trigger Warning” Debate Is Really About https://newrepublic.com/article/121866/history-ptsd-and-evolution-trigger-warnings
Trauma and Trigger Warnings in the History Classroom: A Roundtable Discussion http://tah.oah.org/may-2015/trauma-and-trigger-warnings-in-the-history-classroom/
WWII vet talks about PTSD and bad memories https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=96AW-435J8E
What’s happened to the University? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=46V4sgsBe1E
Yale Students Berating Professor Highlights https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kMc8pczn-hs
Why there’s nothing racist about black-only spaces https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/may/30/white-people-black-women-feminist-festival
What’s happened to the University? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=46V4sgsBe1E